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"It's clearly an allegorical representation of a principled and compassionate government prepared to rise above petty ego-politics in its determination to come to grips with the really tough issues" [Aborigines watching Robert Tickner operate a Punch and Judy show on Aboriginal health, with Carmen Lawrence as Judy and Brian Howe as Punch] [picture] / Pryor
Bib ID 3510993
Format PicturePicture, OnlineOnline
Author
Pryor, Geoff, 1944-
 
Online Versions
Description 1995 
1 drawing : pen and ink on board ; image 22.4 x 35.4 cm., on board 25.4 x 38.1 cm. 
Series

Pryor collection of cartoons and drawings.

Summary

Deputy Prime Minister Brian Howe stands firm in his opposition to plans by Minister for Health Carmen Lawrence to transfer primary health care for Aborigines from ATSIC (Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islands Commission) to her department. Minister for Aborigines Robert Tickner stands sort of in the middle, but everyone agrees that whatever happens, there has to be an improvement in Aboriginal health.--Information provided by Geoff Pryor.

Notes

Title devised by cataloguer.

Published in the Canberra Times on 13 February 1995.

Part of the Pryor collection of cartoons and drawings.

Also available online http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-156927267

Subjects Howe, Brian, 1936- -- Caricatures and cartoons.  |  Lawrence, Carmen, 1948- -- Caricatures and cartoons.  |  Tickner, R. E. (Robert E.) -- Caricatures and cartoons.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Health and hygiene -- Caricatures and cartoons.  |  Politicians -- Australia -- Caricatures and cartoons.  |  Australia -- Politics and government -- 1990-2001 -- Caricatures and cartoons.
Occupation Federal politicians.
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